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*NEW* Directory of Job Opportunities for Young Adults

The New York City Employment and Training Coalition has developed a resource guide to employment opportunities for New York City Youth.

Considering the record-breaking rates of young adult unemployment, the nearly 200,000 disconnected young adults in the five boroughs, and the ever-shrinking social services available to the 1,100 young adults transitioning out of the foster care system each year, the Directory is a vital resource for agencies aiming to connect young adults to training and job placement.

File: 
NYC Young Adult Workforce Providers.pdf

February 1, 2012
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Senator Larkin Receives Recognition From the Military Order of The Purple Heart

The Military Order of the Purple Heart awarded a commemorative picture to Senator Bill Larkin for his personal leadership and dedication in the pursuit of the Purple Heart Forever Stamp.  It was presented to him by members of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Board of Directors - Jim Kulisek, Andrew Komonchak, William Kaplan, and Richard Lay.

February 1, 2012
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Hammondsport (Steuben County) named co-winner in 'America's Coolest Small Towns 2012' contest

Hammondsport, N.Y., February 1—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) released the following statement on this morning’s announcement that Hammondsport (Steuben County) and Beaufort, North Carolina will share Budget Travel magazine’s “America’s Coolest Small Towns 2012” designation:

February 1, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & MERRICK COLLEGE STUDENT DISCUSS IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNITY SERVICE

        Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently met with CW Post student, and Merrick resident, Nicole Pitone to discuss the importance of community service.

        Nicole, who is President of the college’s “Post TV” club, interviewed Senator Fuschillo about the importance of public and community service, as well as ways that individuals can get involved to help the community. They also discussed a service project the Club is organizing to benefit the Interfaith Nutrition Network, a local organization which provides assistance to those in need.

February 1, 2012
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Children's Institute Announces Funding for Early Intervention Programs

The Children's Institute is now accepting applications for funding for school year 2012-2013 to support new Primary Mental Health Project (Primary Project) programs in schools.

Primary Project is an evidence-based prevention and early intervention program designed to screen for and address school adjustment difficulties in students who are in kindergarten to third grade. Currently in 150 school sacross the state and serving approximately 3,000 students, Primary Project interventes to correct behaviors and support positive development before more costly inteventions are required.

February 1, 2012
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Senator Farley Salutes Schalmont Girls Soccer Team

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of presenting the Schalmont Girls Soccer Team with a New York State Senate Resolution on January 31st for winning last fall's New York State Class B Championship. Present for the event at the Senate Chambers were Head Coach Angelo Caschera, Schalmont Athletic Director Joe Gallo, and players Karley Murray, Angelina Gazzillo, Katie Saccocio, Hannah Saccocio, Madeline Saccocio, Nicoletta Cuttita, Hailee Metzold, Rachael Gac, Jenna Saccocio, Ciara Vitallo, Megan Strijek, Amanda Mascitelli, Allie Gallo, Isabella Borini, Taylor Florio, Shanna Reagan, Alexandra Cardinal, Diana DiCocco, and Gabrielle Juers.

Below is the text from the resolution.

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February 1, 2012
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Senator Hugh Farley honors the Schalmont Soccer team in Senate Session

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of presenting the Schalmont Girls Soccer Team with a New York State Senate Resolution on January 31st for winning last fall's New York State Class B Championship. Present for the event at the Senate Chambers were Head Coach Angelo Caschera, Schalmont Athletic Director Joe Gallo, and players Karley Murray, Angelina Gazzillo, Katie Saccocio, Hannah Saccocio, Madeline Saccocio, Nicoletta Cuttita, Hailee Metzold, Rachael Gac, Jenna Saccocio, Ciara Vitallo, Megan Strijek, Amanda Mascitelli, Allie Gallo, Isabella Borini, Taylor Florio, Shanna Reagan, Alexandra Cardinal, Diana DiCocco, and Gabrielle Juers.

Below is the text from the resolution.

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February 1, 2012
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McNulty Academy Visits Senator Farley

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting with students from McNulty Academy, Amsterdam, on January 30th when they came to Albany to tour the State Capitol and learn about New York State history and government.

February 1, 2012
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Senator Farley Greets McNulty Academy

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting with students from McNulty Academy, Amsterdam, on January 30th when they came to Albany to tour the State Capitol and learn about New York State history and government.

Students on the tour included Alexia Caraballo, Jaccob Fabrizio, Elena Fedullo, Kolby Fifield, Katie Garcia, Simone Hunt, William LoBaina, Jose Merced, Kylie Myers, Tyler Nelli, Dayna Ocasio, Christopher Parker, Vivienne Phemister, Isabella Porter, Jacob Reed, Jazlyn Rivera, Jordan Roe, Eliza Santiago, Heather Vlasuk, Mackenzie Chinchilla, Nayelie Nazario, Milagros Ortiz, Kayla Kamanu, Lily Aesch. Chaperones were Mrs. Morley, Mr. Nelli, Mr. Porter, Mr. Zuppardi, Mrs. Fedullo, Ms. Snell, Ms. Arsenault, Ms. Lewis.

February 1, 2012
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THE PATCH: WHO IS BREWSTER’S WOMAN OF DISTINCTION [POLL]

 

By Ashley Tarr

State Sen. Greg Ball (R, C — Patterson) is accepting nominations to honor a woman from each town, village and city in the 40th Senate District.

February 1, 2012
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THE PATCH: EX-MAYOR PAT REILLY PICKED AS ‘WOMAN OF DISTINCTION’ FOR MT. KISCO

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

Former Mayor Patricia Reilly has been chosen to be Mount Kisco’s woman of distinction, a project being done by state Sen. Greg Ball for each community in his district.

February 1, 2012
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SENATOR BALL AND SHERIFF SMITH JOIN TOGETHER TO BACK DNA DATABASE EXPANSION BILL

 

Bill Would Enact Governor’s Proposal To Include Misdemeanors

February 1, 2012
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GOLDEN, MALLIOTAKIS: “GET READY FOR A TICKER-TAPE PARADE, NEW YORK!”

Brooklyn legislators make friendly wager with Massachusetts rep

Senator Golden and Assemblywoman Malliotakis don their Giants gear in advance of their Super Bowl wager with Massachusetts representative.

Senator Martin Golden (R,C,I-Brooklyn) and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C-Brooklyn, Staten Island) are backing up their New York pride with a friendly Super Bowl wager between themselves and a Massachusetts representative. The pair from New York are so confident that the Giants will defeat the Patriots on Sunday that they are putting three staples of Brooklyn’s favorite foods on the line; a cheesecake from Junior’s on Flatbush Avenue, hot dogs and fries from Nathan’s, and the fixings for chocolate egg creams from Hinsch’s Confectionary in Bay Ridge.

February 1, 2012
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SENATOR LANZA VOTES IN FAVOR OF DNA DATABANK EXPANSION BILL - Largest Expansion of State’s DNA Databank Since its Creation in 1994


The New York State Senate today passed legislation, cosponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza, for the largest expansion of the state’s DNA databank since it was created in 1994. The legislation mirrors the databank expansion plan proposed by Governor Cuomo in his Executive Budget to require people convicted of all felonies, as well as all misdemeanors in the penal law to submit DNA samples.

January 31, 2012
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Senator DeFrancisco Attends Onondaga Community College's 50th Anniversary Celebration

Senator John A. DeFrancisco attended Onondaga Community College's 50th Anniversary celebration on January 27, 2012.  He is pictured with Professor Emeriti Norma Foody of OCC's Department of English and Communications.

January 31, 2012
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